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Death toll in Iraq suicide attack rises to 50-official

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Sat, 14 Jan 2012 10:49 GMT
Author: Reuters
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BASRA, Iraq, Jan 14 (Reuters) - The death toll from a suicide bomb attack on Shi'ite pilgrims in the southern Iraqi city of Basra has risen to 50 people with another 100 wounded in the blast, Riyadh Abdul-Ameer, director of the Basra health office, told Reuters on Saturday.

(Reporting by Aref Mohammed; writing by Patrick Markey)

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